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Strong's #2125 - εὐλαβέομαι

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  1. to act cautiously, circumspectly
  2. to beware, fear
  3. to reverence, stand in awe of
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Strong #: 1481 ‑ גּוּר (goor);  1672 ‑ דָּאַג (daw‑ag');  1763 ‑ דְּחַל (deh‑khal');  2013 ‑ הַסָה (haw‑saw');  2342 ‑ חוּל (khool, kheel);  2620 ‑ חָסָה (khaw‑saw');  2623 ‑ חָסִיד (khaw‑seed');  2803 ‑ חָשַׁב (khaw‑shab');  3025 ‑ יָגֹר (yaw‑gore');  3372 ‑ יָרֵא (yaw‑ray');  3808 ‑ לוֹא (lo, lo, lo);  5937 ‑ עָלַז (aw‑laz');  6206 ‑ עָרַץ (aw‑rats');  6342 ‑ פָּחַד (paw‑khad');  8104 ‑ שָׁמַר (shaw‑mar');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


impf. ηὐλαβούμην v.l. in E. Or. 748 (troch.), 1059, εὐλ - Aeschin. 1.25: fut. - ήσομαι Pl. R. 410a, Arist. EN 1127b6; also- ηθήσομαι LXX De. 2.4,al., D.L. 7.116, Gal. 5.249: aor. ηὐλαβήθην (or εὐλ -) Pl. Phd. 89c:


1. to be discreet, cautious, beware, folld. by μή or ὅπως μή with subj., εὐ. μὴ φανῇς κακὸς γεγώς S. Tr. 1129, cf. E. Hipp. 100, Ar. Eq. 253, Pl. Phd. 89c, etc.: by fut. ind., ὅπως μὴ.. οἰχήσομαι ib. 91c (om. cod. B): c. inf., εὐλαβουμένῳ πεσεῖν S. OT 616; εὐ. λέγειν Pl. Phd. 101c: with μή inserted, εὐ. μὴ σῴζειν φίλους E. Or. 1059, cf. Ar. Lys. 1277, Cydias 1.

2. take care, ὅπως κατοίσεις Ar. Ach. 955; εὐ. περί τι Pl. Lg. 927c, Ion 537a; περί τινος Id. Lg. 691b; ἀμφί τινι Luc. Gall. 21: abs., εὐλαβήθηθ ' S. OT 47; εὐλαβούμενος ἠρόμην Pl. Prt. 333e, cf. 316d; εἰ μηδὲν εὐλαβηθέντα τἀληθὲς εἰπεῖν δέοι without reserve, D. 18.159; take precautions, Arist. Pol. 1303b27.

3. incur risk, εὐλαβήθη περὶ καθαιρέσεως δόξης Vett. Val. 231.19, cf. 209.11.


1. c. acc., have a care of, beware of, εὐλαβοῦ στρόμβον.. μή σ' ἀναρπάσῃ A. Fr. 195; εὐ. τὴν κύνα 'ware the dog, Ar. Lys. 1215; εὐ. πενίαν Pl. R. 372c; τὸν φθόνον D. 18.305; τὸ ψεῦδος Arist. EN 1127b6; τοὺς ὑβρίζεσθαι νομίζοντας Id. Pol. 1315a27; τὰς μυίας Id. HA 611b11.

2. reverence, pay honour to, τὸν θεόν Pl. Lg. 879e; τὸν δῆμον Plu. Per. 7; in LXX, fear God, Nahum 1:7; εὐ. ἀπὸ τοῦ ὀνόματος Κυρίου Ze. 3.12; μηδὲν-ούμενον, ὡς οἱ πολλοὶ λέγουσιν, ὅτι.. δεῖ.. Sor. 1.49.

3. watch for, await quietly, καιρόν E. Or. 699.

4. put out of harm's way, τὰ κοῖλα γαστρός Id. Ph. 1411.

III later in Act., εὐλαβεῖν τινα beware of, BGU 665.4 (i A.D.); cf. εὐλάβησον, -ῆσαι, Phot.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

εὐλαβέομαι, εὐλαβοῦμαι: 1 aorist participle εὐλαβηθείς; properly, "to show oneself εὐλαβής," i. e.:

1. to act cautiously, circumspectly (Tragg., Xenophon, Plato, and following).

2. to beware, fear: as in 1 Macc. 3:30 1 Macc. 12:40 (Alex. etc.) and often in secular authors, followed by μή lest (Buttmann, 241f (208)), Acts 23:10 R G (Deuteronomy 2:4; 1 Samuel 18:29; Job 13:25; Jeremiah 5:22; Daniel 4:2; 2 Macc. 8:16; Sir. 41:3).

3. to reverence, stand in awe of (τόν Θεόν, Plato, legg. 9, p. 879e.; the Sept. Proverbs 2:8; Proverbs 24:28 (); Nahum 1:7): God's declaration, Hebrews 11:7.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

εὐλαβέομαι , -οῦμαι ,

[in LXX: Proverbs 30:5, Nahum 1:7 (H2620), al., for 15 different Heb. words in all; also Sirach 7:29; Sirach 41:3, al.;]

1. to be cautious, to beware: Acts 23:10 (Rec.; φοβηθείς , WH, RV).

2. to reverence: Hebrews 11:7 (cf. Cremer, 388).†

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

P Par 45.7 (B.C. 153) εὐλαβοῦμαι τὸν ἐνδίκτην τὰ πλῖστα, BGU IV. 1116.42 (B.C. 13) κ ̣α ̣ι ̣̣ μ ̣η ̣δ ̣ε ̣, ν ̣ τὴν Ἀντωνίαν Φιλημάτιο (ν) εὐλαβ (εῖσθαι), and the Christian P Fay 136.4 (iv/A.D.) ὅθεν μηδένα εὐλαβούμενοι μᾶλλον ἀπαντήσατε ἀπ᾽ ἑαυτῶν πρὸ τοῦ τις ὑμᾶς ἐνέγκῃ, ";therefore heed no one rather than me and return from where you are before some one fetches you"; (Edd.). See also the letter Preisigke 4050.13 εὐλαβήθητι μήπως μὴ καταλάβουσίν σε ἐν [ ]λεξανδρείᾳ, where the construction may be compared with Acts 23:10 HLP. The active, which does not occur in the NT, is found in BGU II, 665ii. 4 (i/A.D.) ὅπως σε παρακαλέσῃ [ε ]ὐλαβεῖν αὐτήν.


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List of Word Forms
ευλαβείσθε ευλαβείσθω ευλαβείτο ευλαβή ευλαβηθεις ευλαβηθείς εὐλαβηθεὶς ευλαβηθή ευλαβηθήσεσθε ευλαβηθήση ευλαβηθήσονται ευλαβήθητε ευλαβουμένοις ευλαβουμένους ευλαβουμένων ευλαβούμην eulabetheis eulabetheìs eulabētheis eulabētheìs
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